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... enough to brave the unpaved approach road today) drive and were rewarded with an up close and personal experience with an incredible pack of wild dogs followed by a real treat...time sat in the open vehicle not more than a couple of metres from 2 young cheetah (Harry & Loki) armed with just a camera and a large stick..!
Such a ...
... are themed and focus on a
particular species or group of animals, such as early morning bird
drives, lion drives, or night drives. If guests choose to come on the
Hornbill Drive, they can either use one of their drive tokens or pay
a small additional fee. Either way, the “cost” of the token or
that fee is then donated to our project. Then we use our telemetry
gear to locate our ...
... where the wildebeest will fall down after it has been darted they used a chopper. A man who apparently is really good in darting animals was hinging out of the chopper with his darting gun. First the chopper chased a herd of wildebeest to a certain place and then the man hanging out of the helicopter darted one of them. Of course the wildebeest panics and starts to run. The chopper chases the darted wildebeest to the road site so it will fall down on a plat spot ...
... the end – we have to turn back! It is a dead end track, which I think is a bit useless, at least it could have joined back onto another road.
So we turned around and headed back to camp via Mbidi Rd and the direct main roads back. It was pretty fun driving the 4x4 track, Paul especially enjoyed it. We saw more zebras on the way back.
Back at our campsite there were a couple of ostriches ...
... animals we saw were giraffe and impala. There was a very steep drive up to the Lenong Viewing Point. It was a little bit scary driving up there; luckily we had the road to ourselves. As expected the view from the top was great.
Using our binoculars we looked for animals, still we could not see any. Surely we should have been able to see some elephants at least, I thought.
We drove in the direction of our campsite. Still no sightings of ...